Variety's Cannes celebration of Huayi Brothers' 20th anniversary was a packed, power-player affair. Held May 18 at the Observatoire Francesco Smalto opposite the Palais des Festivals, Huayi…
Corporate empire builder enjoyed $25 million severance.
Thai production services company Benetone Films has teamed with U.S. producer Hillin Entertainment on a new production shingle, Benetone Hillin Entertainment. BHE is assembling a slate of low-budget…
Easternlight has taken over the international sales duties of big-budget Chinese animated feature "Legend of a Rabbit: Martial of Fire 3D." The film is a sequel to "Legend of a Rabbit," the 2011 film…
Backed by Singapore-based U.S. financier Robert Friedland and headed by former GreeneStreet president, John Penotti, (pictured) new production and investment company Ivanhoe Pictures has committed…
China's Taihe Entertainment has picked up Chinese remake rights to "Marriage Blue," a Korean ensemble romantic comedy. The 2013 original was directed by Hong Jo-young and represented by indie sales…
Services to Korean cinema recognized.
The past few months have seen a constant flow of deals and announcements that look like an imminent convergence between Hollywood and China, which is already the world's second largest film territory…
Azure Entertainment, a Mumbai-based independent producer and financier, has unveiled a slate of a dozen western remakes. Headlining the slate is a trio from France's Gaumont, including a Hindi-remake…
Socially responsible media investor Participant Media is poised to board "Beasts of No Nation," an Idris Elba-starring African civil war story. With Participant's expected arrival, production got…
Pierce Brosnan, Owen Wilson-starring thriller snared after one-on-one auction.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History